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Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Zamadol SR 50 mg prolonged-release hard capsules, PL 46302/0149 (EL (20)A/18)

Mylan UK Healthcare Ltd has informed us that the GTIN barcode applied on the below batches is incorrect. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/class-4-medicines-defect-information-zamadol-sr-50-mg-prolonged-release-hard-capsules-pl-46302-0149-el-20-a-18?utm_source=a0e0fd31-7e18-4713-94b6-90b8526e1546&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Field Safety Notices – 16 to 20 March 2020

Summary List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 16 to 20 March 2020 https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notices-16-to-20-march-2020?utm_source=4b8582e0-cb30-4332-b72f-e83a2f44f156&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Prescriptions

The dispensary will now be issuing two months worth of prescriptions in order to minimise the heavy workload they currently possess. If your prescription states that your medication was ‘last … [continue] Prescriptions

Field Safety Notices – 9 to 13 March 2020

Summary List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 9 to 13 March 2020 https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notices-9-to-13-march-2020?utm_source=ee044f31-c7ad-4c96-84e0-788fe903deee&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Field Safety Notices – 2 to 6 March 2020

Summary List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 2 to 6 March 2020 https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notices-2-to-6-march-2020?utm_source=0166ef0b-a906-4346-b4f7-0cb3bbbfee7c&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Field Safety Notices – 24 to 28 February 2020

Summary List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 24 to 28 February 2020 https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notices-24-to-28-february-2020?utm_source=90edc6de-c475-4456-9638-bcf1817f3884&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Various Olympus duodenoscope models: do not use if elevator wires are frayed or damaged as these may cause lacerations to patients and users (MDA/2020/008)

Manufactured by Olympus Medical Systems Corp – instructions for use now say to inspect for frayed elevator wires before and after use to improve the detection of damage. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/various-olympus-duodenoscope-models-do-not-use-if-elevator-wires-are-frayed-or-damaged-as-these-may-cause-lacerations-to-patients-and-users?utm_source=2f678123-90a0-4502-af07-9f366af7f8ea&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

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